Flood waters enter over 1,000 Bihar villages

Flood waters have entered over 1,000 villages in Bihar, forcing people to abandon their homes, even as rising water levels of most rivers posed a threat to many other villages, officials said Saturday.

Rising Gandak river floods 10 Bihar villages

More than 10 villages in Bihar`s Gopalganj district were flooded early Sunday after the Gandak river overflowed its banks due to release of water from Nepal following heavy rains in the area, an official said.

Panchayat-level health scheme launched in Bihar villages

The state government today
launched a rural health and cleanliness committee (RHCC) at
the panchayat level to take care of health problems.

People flee homes as floodwater enters Bihar villages

Thousands of people in Bihar fled their homes Wednesday as floodwaters entered over 100 villages and threatened to inundate many others.